by Hans Christian Andersen (1805 - 1875)
Translation © by Bertram Kottmann

To brune Øjne jeg nylig så
Language: Danish (Dansk) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE GER ITA
To brune Øjne jeg nylig så
I dem mit Hjem og min Verden lå.
Der flammed' Snillet og Barnets Fred;
Jeg glemmer dem aldrig i Evighed!

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE GER ITA ; composed by Maude Valérie White.

Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Nigel Parker) , "Two brown eyes", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Deux yeux marrons", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , "Zwei braune Augen ", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Due occhi scuri e lucenti", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 26

Zwei braune Augen 
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Danish (Dansk) 
Jüngst blickt’ ich in zwei Augen braun
drin war mein Heim, meine Welt zu schaun,
draus strahlten Friede und kindliche Freud.
Ich vergesse sie nicht in Ewigkeit.

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  • Translation from Danish (Dansk) to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2015 by Bertram Kottmann, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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This text was added to the website: 2015-06-16
Line count: 4
Word count: 27